iat·​ro·​phys·​ics | \ -ˈfiz-iks How to pronounce iatrophysics (audio) \

Medical Definition of iatrophysics

: physics combined with medicine used of a school of medicine of the 17th century that explained disease and the activities of the body in terms of physics rather than of chemistry — compare iatrochemistry

Other Words from iatrophysics

iatrophysical \ -​ˈfiz-​i-​kəl How to pronounce iatrophysical (audio) \ adjective

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